As a Utah catering company, we have been in business for 10 years. In fact, this year is our 10th anniversary! As the years have gone on, there has definitely been trends in what types of food people want at their event. But there is one of type of food that never goes out of style: BARBECUE! And we know a thing or two as a barbecue caterer.
As a barbecue caterer in Utah, we know what people want: flavor, tenderness and value. Is it possible to get all three of those things? It is! Over the years, we have learned how to find balance in all three things. You can have great cuts of meat, prepared properly, for an excellent price.
Let’s get down to the science of where flavor comes from. If you think of your favorite barbecue offerings, you are probably thinking pork and beef. Chicken or turkey aren’t high on the list, right? This is because they don’t have a lot of fat and fat means flavor. Part of doing barbecue is exploiting the fat in meat. And when you work with high-fat meats, like pork and beef, you can get incredible flavor. Now use the fattiest cuts of pork and beef, like ribs, brisket, belly and shoulder, and you have the best combination of flavor and fat. Part of barbecue is adding smoke and char. Those two things help bring out even more flavor. As a barbecue caterer, we like to use both a grill and a smoker to add as much complexity to our meats as possible.
Flavor is nothing unless it’s tender. And the best way to get tender is the classic phrase of “low and slow”. Afterall, aren’t the best things in life worth waiting for? When we start down the road of tenderness, we usually begin in either the early morning hours or let things go all night long. Yes, that means we are babysitting meat all night long. It is worth it! If you cook things slowly, the fat melts better into the meat and the tough meat breaks down into something fall-apart tender. You know your pork shoulder is tender when you only have to press down on it to have it shred. For more on the science of barbecue, check out Texas A and M University’s info.
If you go to any barbecue restaurant for a meal, you will be spending a pretty penny. It’s okay, though, it’s worth it. (We are always willing to spend a stupid amount of money on good food). But when you use these restaurants to cater for you, you are still playing that premium but not getting the service. With Rockwell Catering, it’s a different story. As a barbecue caterer, we INCLUDE serving staff, set up, clean up and the needed equipment to serve all your guests. We aren’t dropping off your food with foil chafers. With Rockwell Catering, you get the equipment that makes you are the host look good.
Rockwell Catering is the Difference
Who is going to cover all the bases when it comes to a barbecue caterer? Rockwell Catering. We are the difference. You can get flavor, tenderness AND value when you choose Rockwell Catering. Want us to prove it? We will have you in for a free tasting of whatever menu you have in mind. That’s right, a free tasting. Give us a call and let’s chat!